Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

(September 10, 2019, JUBA, South Sudan) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomes the meeting of President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the leader of SPLM/A-I.O., Dr. Riek Machar Teny in Juba, South Sudan, as part of the effort to iron out issues related to transitional security arrangements and the number of States and boundaries. 

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(September 6, 2019 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) The IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan, Amb. Dr. Ismail Wais met with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit, and discussed the status of implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) of 2018. The discussion focused on three outstanding critical tasks that are necessary for the formation of the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) on Nov. 12, 2019. The transitional security arrangements, reconstitution of the Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) and the number of states and their boundaries were their primary focus. 

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19-08-2019, DJIBOUTI (Djibouti): The attention of IGAD Secretariat and IGAD South Sudan Office has been drawn to a Report in the South Sudan News Agency website (https://southsudannewsagency.org) headed Leaked memo: Uganda is the real threat to peace in South Sudan. The contents of the Report are attributed to an alleged IGAD Secretariat Internal Memo leaked to the South Sudan News Agency. The location and date are indicated as Addis Ababa, August 16, 2019 (SSNA).

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